Discover engineering solutions to the technical and environmental challenges facing those conducting high risk lifting at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ 7th Nuclear Lifting Seminar - the only event of its kind dedicated to lifting projects in the nuclear industry.
Attend this event to explore long term strategies, unique safety cases and cost-effective design that meet regulated standards. Furthermore, understand how best to conduct complex and high risk lifts on decommissioning, operational and new build nuclear sites.
Confirmed sessions include:
- The Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR) provides a detailed overview of all the relevant good practice within UK Law, approved codes and practice and British and European Standards
- Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM) discuss their latest vertical shaft hoist implementation for up to 65 tonne lifts in an underground disposal facility
- Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd share the lessons learned from the rail failure of a nuclear polar crane
- Sellafield Ltd will outline their fresh approaches for assessing and carrying out challenging lifts at their site
- EDF Energy present best practice and insights during the procurement and design of the polar crane in use at Hinkley Point C
Attendees in 2016 included:
3T Safety Consultants
AMEC Foster Wheeler
British Nuclear Group
Bureau Veritas UK Ltd
Capenhurst Nuclear Services
Cavendish Nuclear Ltd
CCFE Fusion Branch
Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology
Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd
Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe
Hitachi Nuclear Engineering
Total Interactive Solutions
Horizon Nuclear Power
International Nuclear Services Ltd
Jacobs Engineering UK Limited
James Fisher Nuclear
Mott MacDonald Limited
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Posiva / TVO
Rolls Royce Power Engineering Plc
RPS Risk Management
Terex MHPS (Demag Cranes)
URENCO UK Ltd
Feedback for Nuclear Lifting 2016
"A good range of topics with interesting points to consider"
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Sellafield Ltd
"A great day covering diverse aspects of nuclear lifting."
Senior Project Engineer, BOC Ltd
"A great event with some very informative and interesting presentations."
Mechanical engineer, EDF
"A thrilling ride through the highs and lows of Nuclear Lifting"
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Atkins
"A useful insight into aspects of lifting throughout the nuclear industry which has no specific regulations to be followed."
Mechanical Engineer, Sellafield Ltd
"Another great event."
Nuclear Support Lead, Rolls-Royce
"Delivered by people who do this for their living."
Technical Authority, AWE
"Really first class event which enables you to test your own operations against examples of industry good practice and learning from experience."
Principal Asset Engineer - Nuclear Operations, AWE plc
"This was the lead national event for knowledge sharing and interaction among the key practitioners in the nuclear industry."
Senior Project Manager, DSRL
"Very good and thought provoking day"
Design Capability Leader, Sellafield Ltd
"Very well run and interesting event - exactly what we were looking for. Thank to everyone who helped organise and run the day."
General Manager - Nuclear, Penny Nuclear
"Very well run event which had good representation from all areas of what is a small community."
Fuel Handling and Nuclear Cranes System Engineer, Magnox
We have arranged preferential rates at Hotel Football, which is located next to the stadium. Stadium view rooms are available for £159 (single occupancy)/ £169 (double occupancy) on the 28th November 2018. Rates are inclusive of VAT and breakfast.
In order to book a room, please call +44 (0) 161 751 0430 before 30 October 2018 and quote the reference code INST2811. Please note that credit card details will be required to book a room.
Alternatively, we have also secured preferential rates at the AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays (less than 15 minute walk from the stadium). Rooms are available for £119 (single occupancy) and £129 (double occupancy) per night (including breakfast and VAT) and can be booked until 14th November 2018 using the below link.
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Further information is available by clicking the above link. Bookings are subject to availability. Cancellation is available up to 48 hours prior to check in.